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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/EP2019/084326 180092WO01
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
10 December 2019 04 January 2019
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     6B    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.


     A61M 5/315 (2006.01)i; A61M 5/32 (2006.01)i; A61M 5/20 (2006.01)i; A61M 5/24 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC


Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data


Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
WO 2018001790 A1 (NOVO NORDISK AS [DK]) 04 January 2018 (2018-01-04)
figures 1-20
page 21, lines 15-35
page 23, lines 21-23
page 24, line 19 - page 25, line 9
WO 2017144601 A1 (NOVO NORDISK AS [DK]) 31 August 2017 (2017-08-31)
figures 6-12
page 14, line 18 - page 19, line 20
US 9017293 B2 (EDHOUSE MARK JEFFREY [GB]; DRIVER PHILIP JEROME [GB] ET AL.) 28 April 2015 (2015-04-28)
the whole document
US 2018110935 A1 (CARROLL RONAN [DK] ET AL) 26 April 2018 (2018-04-26)
the whole document
Special categories of cited documents:
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
document cited by the applicant in the international application
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
document member of the same patent family


Patent document cited in search report Publication date
Patent family member(s) Publication date
WO 2018001790 A1
04 January 2018
CN 109328079 A
EP 3478340 A1
JP 2019519337 A
US 2019282767 A1
WO 2018001790 A1
12 February 2019
08 May 2019
11 July 2019
19 September 2019
04 January 2018
WO 2017144601 A1
31 August 2017
CN 108697842 A
EP 3419689 A1
JP 2019509799 A
US 2019046735 A1
WO 2017144601 A1
23 October 2018
02 January 2019
11 April 2019
14 February 2019
31 August 2017
US 9017293 B2
28 April 2015
AP 3487 A
AR 087820 A1
AU 2012306332 A1
BR 112014005382 A2
CA 2842747 A1
CL 2014000564 A1
CN 103764205 A
CU 20140030 A7
CY 1117313 T1
DK 2753382 T3
EA 201490586 A1
EP 2753382 A1
ES 2563989 T3
GE P20166466 B
GT 201400040 A
HK 1195880 A1
HR P20160242 T1
HU E027133 T2
IL 231396 A
JP 5972378 B2
JP 2014526291 A
KR 20140068160 A
ME 02361 B
MX 341284 B
MY 167129 A
NZ 623615 A
PE 20141619 A1
PL 2753382 T3
SI 2753382 T1
SM T201600063 B
TN 2014000028 A1
UA 110146 C2
US 2014257194 A1
WO 2013034651 A1
ZA 201400728 B
31 December 2015
16 April 2014
24 April 2014
28 March 2017
14 March 2013
29 August 2014
30 April 2014
27 May 2014
26 April 2017
29 February 2016
30 June 2014
16 July 2014
17 March 2016
25 April 2016
15 February 2016
29 July 2016
08 April 2016
28 October 2016
31 July 2017
17 August 2016
06 October 2014
05 June 2014
20 June 2016
12 August 2016
13 August 2018
30 January 2015
28 November 2014
30 June 2016
29 April 2016
29 April 2016
01 July 2015
25 November 2015
11 September 2014
14 March 2013
26 November 2014
US 2018110935 A1
26 April 2018
CN 107427626 A
EP 3280470 A1
JP 2018510725 A
US 2018110935 A1
US 2020016341 A1
WO 2016162284 A1
01 December 2017
14 February 2018
19 April 2018
26 April 2018
16 January 2020
13 October 2016
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
16 January 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
27 January 2020
Authorized officer:
Hausmann, Alexander
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